From your hair to your outfit, you can change your appearance to your liking. However, one aspect you cannot change is wearing glasses when you have less-than-perfect vision. That is, unless you get LASIK!

If the need to wear glasses makes you feel less than your best, LASIK can give you the confidence boost you’ve been craving. Keep reading to discover how LASIK can improve your self-confidence and make you feel more comfortable in your skin!

How Does LASIK Work?

Undoubtedly, most people know what LASIK is and have heard of it. But do you understand how it works as a vision correction procedure?

It’s not an accident that LASIK is the most popular form of laser vision correction you can undergo. It’s a minimally invasive outpatient procedure that uses advanced laser technology to correct refractive errors permanently.

These include nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. By reshaping the cornea, LASIK corrects these refractive errors, which cause blurry vision and other issues with your eyesight.

The cornea is the transparent outer layer of your eye. The cornea is shaped like a dome, and when its curvature is impaired, it affects your eye’s ability to focus light. As a result, your vision is blurry.

LASIK is a simple procedure to undergo thanks to its use of advanced and state-of-the-art technology. Before the procedure begins, you’ll receive numbing eye drops to ensure you won’t feel any pain.

Then, an extremely precise femtosecond laser is used to create a small flap in the tissue of the cornea. After gently folding this back, an excimer laser reshapes the tissue of the cornea beneath.

The corneal flap is then repositioned back in place, and the procedure is complete. No blades or sutures are needed at all! At Dell Laser Consultants, we take precision to a new level.

Using Custom Wavefront-Guided LASIK, we create a detailed map of the eye to provide a customized procedure for every patient for the best possible results. LASIK only takes a few minutes per eye to complete. Recovering from the vision correction procedure isn’t long either, meaning you can return to your usual routine within a day or two.

How Does LASIK Improve Your Self-Confidence?

The results of LASIK speak for themselves. For patients who get LASIK, 96% are satisfied with their new vision.

However, that should come as no surprise because most patients who have LASIK achieve 20/20 vision or better. If you dream of visual freedom, LASIK is one of the best ways to achieve it.

No longer needing to rely on glasses and contact lenses is the most significant benefit of having LASIK. But among the many advantages that come with having LASIK, another notable benefit is improving your self-confidence.

Feel Like You’ve Had an Instant Makeover

Not wearing glasses can make a big difference in your self-confidence, whether meeting with friends and family or going out on a date. After LASIK, many patients remark that it’s like they’ve had an instant makeover.

If you wear glasses, you may have become so accustomed to seeing yourself with them that you and others are amazed by how you look without them. Anyone who wears glasses knows how frustrating it can be when you smile for a picture only to see a massive glare in the photo.

After LASIK, you can feel excited about how you look in photos! Instead of dreading the camera, break out your biggest smile, knowing there’s nothing to hold you back from being your best self!

When you have to depend on visual aids like contact lenses and glasses for something as basic as being able to see, it can make you feel insecure. If others around you don’t have to wear glasses, why should you?

LASIK makes visual freedom and the renewed confidence that comes with it possible. Even something as simple as knowing you can see clearly without needing anything can be liberating, especially when you’ve spent your whole life depending on visual aids.

Make Traveling a Breeze Without Visual Aids

Traveling with glasses or contacts can be stressful. Packing can be a nightmare because you have to remember spare glasses, enough contacts for how long you’ll be gone, plus sufficient solution and a case to put it all in.

But after LASIK, trips finally become fun because there are fewer hassles. It’s much more convenient to go where you want when you can enjoy yourself and live in the moment without visual aids crowding your carry-on or luggage.

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to wake up and start your day without feeling around for your glasses or struggling to put in your contacts? Waking up with blurry vision can make you feel unsafe. With LASIK, you’ll be able to see with more clarity as soon as you open your eyes.

Is LASIK Right for Me?

LASIK could be your ideal solution if you are nearsighted, farsighted, or have astigmatism and want to reduce your dependence on glasses and contact lenses.

While millions of people qualify for LASIK, it is not suitable for everyone. You have to meet certain factors to be a good candidate for LASIK.

Some of these include being at least 18 years or older, having a stable prescription for at least a year or more, not being currently pregnant, and being in good health with healthy eyes.

Any time you are considering an eye procedure, you need to consider your current health. If you have an autoimmune condition, diabetes, an active eye infection, or other conditions, LASIK may not be a good fit for you.

Some people have corneas that are too thin for LASIK. Your corneas have to be a certain thickness to create the corneal flap at the start of the procedure. Your eye doctor at Dell Laser Consultants will evaluate the thickness of your corneas and other candidacy factors during your consultation.

Do you want to give your self-confidence a significant boost? Why not find out if you’re a good LASIK candidate?

Request your LASIK consultation at Dell Laser Consultants in Austin, TX, today to start your visual journey toward better vision! Isn’t it time to make looking and feeling better about yourself your biggest priority?